2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

"Upward and Onward": Ian 'Mac' McLagan Remembered

Wednesday, March 18
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
Austin Convention Center

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame keyboardist Ian ‘Mac’ McLagan was fond of saying, with gusto, "You know what I like? Everything!" He brought that joie de vivre spirit to his bands The Small Faces and Faces - and it was the same exultant attitude be brought to all of the musicians he played with, as well as to the community of friends he amassed in his adopted hometown of twenty years, Austin, Texas. Mac made no distinction between the rock stars he played with and the friends he made daily. To know Mac was to love him. And the best thing was you knew he loved you back.

Mac - who passed away suddenly at home last December at the age of 69 - will be remembered at this panel by his pals and co-horts, who will share anecdotes of his riotous romp through rock and roll history.

Along with his work with two of rock's all-time greatest bands, Mac's playing with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Billy Bragg, Lu...

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